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New BlackPoS strain disguises as antivirus service


Softpedia - (International) Researchers with Trend Micro identified a new variant of the BlackPoS point-of-sale (PoS) malware that disguises itself as an antivirus product and contains other changes to improve efficiency and avoid detection. The malware can reach PoS systems by the infection of company servers, breaching network communication, or infecting the PoS device before deployment.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:32